News and Announcements
President Seligman Welcomes Back Students
"It is a joy to welcome the entire Rochester family and I offer each of you best wishes for a successful school year. We are a University on the move," writes President Seligman in his annual welcome to new and returning students. Read the full message.
Professor Douglas Crimp to Be Feted
Leading scholars, artists, and critics from around the world gathered Aug. 28 to 30 at the Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art in Berlin to celebrate the work of Douglas Crimp, the Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History. Read more...
Association Honors Political Science Faculty
Four Rochester professors of political science were recognized for their award-winning research during the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C. They are Lynda Powell, Gerald Gamm, G. Bingham Powell Jr., and Hein Goemans. Read more...
Master’s Student Wins National Guitar Competition
Gabriel Condon, an Eastman School master’s degree student, was awarded first place in the jazz category of the 2014 Wilson Center Guitar Competition and Festival. Read more...
Researchers Clear Up 'Violation' of Duality Principle
Decades of experiments have verified the quirky laws of quantum theory, so when scientists in Germany announced in 2012 an apparent violation of a fundamental law of quantum mechanics, Robert Boyd, professor of physics and of physics, was determined to find an explanation. Read more...
Shuttle Running for Undergrads at Radisson
Starting Monday, a temporary shuttle will take undergraduates who are temporarily housed at the Radisson back and forth to campus. Those wishing to get to Eastman should be sure to take the Red Line and not mistakenly get on the UR Radisson Shuttle. Here are the shuttle schedules.
Women Offered Free Stroke and Cancer Screenings
The sixth annual Women’s Health Screening Fair will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. The fair will provide free screenings for women aged 18 to 80, including those for heart disease, stroke, and cancer. Read more...
IT Makes Changes to Key Policies
Changes have been made to two of the University's IT policies. The Information Technology Policy, was revised to further clarify the access and use of legally restricted information. The Policy on Acquisition and Disposal of Multifunctional Devices, Copiers and Similar Devices was also adjusted.
Fringe Fest Programs Ready for Pick-Up
Event guides for the Fringe Festival are now available on campus, in Wilson Commons and other common areas. Read more about the University's participation in the festival.